In collaboration with the Biennial of Sydney 2012 AIR Antwerpen coproduces the new work of Thai artist Arin Rungjang.
The work of Arin Rungjang covers different media, mainly video and site-specific installation. His interest lays in the exploration of everyday life issues and experiences, such as memory, living space, history of family and individuals and migration. Through collaboration with the Biennial of Sydney 2012 Arin Rungjang was selected for a residency period of three months in AIR Antwerpen. He will edit his latest film shot in Rwanda where he organised workshops in Kigali with 13 children born after the Genocide of 1994 in Rwanda.
(°1975) lives and works in Thailand. Solo exhibitions include (a selection): Let’s Make Sense, West, Den Haag, 2011; Russamee Rungjang, Ver Gallery, Bangkok, 2009; Would you car to come into my place for a cup of coffee…, About Studio/ About Café, Bangkok, 2008; Never Congregate Never Disregard, Bangkok University Gallery, Bangkok, 2007. His work was also shown in the following group exhibitions (selection): Singapore Biennial, Singapore, 2011; IFICAN, Difference Exchange Project, London, 2011; Kadist Art Foundation, Grip, Paris, 2010; More to Love. Pensar el sida desde el arte, Casa Asia, Barcelona, 2009; No Money No Love, The 3rd Guangzhou Triennial (Farewell to Post Colonialism), Guanghzou, China, 2008; Some Proposals for the Near Future, PSG Gallery, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, 2007.